Dialectical Behavior Therapy Intensive Training™

Level 3
Seattle, WA
Part 1: December 9-13, 2019
Part 2: June 22-26, 2020
Trainer: Tony DuBose, PsyD and Presenters: Vibh Forsythe Cox, PhD & Debbie Leung, Ph.D., R.Psych

*Individual therapists who are members of an intensively trained DBT team, but have not completed Intensive training themselves, may attend Part 1 as a Foundational participant.

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DBT in Forensic Settings (Part 1)

DBT in Forensic Settings - part 1

This feature by Dr. Nicole Kletzka is Part 1 of a two-part series about DBT in Forensic Settings. In part 1, Dr. Kletzka sets the stage by defining forensic psychology and beginning to understand how the model of DBT can be applied in forensic settings. We then take a closer look at the how the five functions of comprehensive DBT treatment specifically relate in forensic settings, beginning in Part 1 with the first function of client motivation.

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Staying Balanced When Treating Patients at Risk for Suicide (Part 2)

Staying Balanced When Treating Patients At Risk for Suicide Part 2

A fundamental goal of consultation to the therapist is to provide balance for each therapist so that he or she can stay within the dialectical frame of the therapy.”

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder; Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D, 1993

This feature by Laurence Y. Katz, MD is Part 2 of a two-part series about therapists’ need to stay balanced when treating patients at risk for suicide and how the framework of DBT facilitates this balance. In part 1 (read it here), we examined the need for balance and the first two principles of how DBT fosters that balance.  In this part, we will explore two more principles: therapist mindfulness practice and the application of radical acceptance.

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Staying Balanced When Treating Patients at Risk for Suicide (Part 1)

Staying Balanced When Treating Patients At Risk for Suicide Part 1

A fundamental goal of consultation to the therapist is to provide balance for each therapist so that he or she can stay within the dialectical frame of the therapy.”

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder; Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D, 1993

This feature by Laurence Y. Katz, MD is Part 1 of a two-part series about therapists’ need to stay balanced when treating patients at risk for suicide and how the framework of DBT facilitates this balance. In part 1, we start by examining the need for balance and the first two principles of how DBT fosters that balance.

Continue reading Staying Balanced When Treating Patients at Risk for Suicide (Part 1)